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[movies]coffeehouse_136_Roxanne_Brown - Mark Cohen
A Blue Green Alliance aims to turn the stimulus package into a green jobs boom. This will be explored at a February 2009 conference in Washington, DC, "Good Jobs, Green Jobs." Among the conference organizers if Roxanne Brown of the Steelworkers Union.
Keywords: labor; jobs; green; climate
Downloads: 196
[movies]The Coffee House - 21st Century Life - Mark Cohen
Dr. Michael McCracken, chief scientist at the Climate Institute, discusses the science-fiction sounding geo-engineering, high-tech proposals to reverse the impacts of climate change.
Keywords: climate; warming; geo-engineering
Downloads: 170
[movies]The Coffee House - Second Look - Mark Cohen
Author Mike Tidwell in The Ravaging Tide argues that more Katrinas are in our future but that we can arrest climate change by quickly breaking the fossil fuel habit.
Keywords: warming; climate; fossil fuels
Downloads: 104
[movies]The Coffee House - Willing Spirit - Mark Cohen
Author Dr. Matthew Sleethe, an evangelical Christian, explains why he believes it is his religious duty to combat climate change.
Keywords: evangelical; Christian; climate change
Downloads: 131
[movies]coffeehouse_tch_130_Rick_Piltz - Mark Cohen
RELUCTANTLY, THE BUSH ADMINISTRATION JOINS THE GLOBAL CONSENSUS ON CLIMATE SCIENCE Having shuffled from promising to regulate carbon dioxide as a pollutant, to denying that human activity was causing global warming, to asserting that the science on climate change was uncertain, President Bush appears bent on completing two terms in office without taking significant action to address climate change...
Keywords: climate; Bush; assessments; McClellan; censorship
Downloads: 185
[movies]coffeehouse_134_Chris_Van_Hollen - Mark Cohen
Rep. Chris Van Hollen (D-MD) chairs the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee whose efforts helped Democrats pick up another 22-plus seats in the 2008 elections, solifying their majority. Here, Van Hollen addresses the 2008 campaign, his role in the Democratic leadership, and energy and climate change policy in the Obama administration and on Capitol Hill. (Host: Mike Tidwell)
Keywords: politics; Obama; Congress; climate change; energy
Downloads: 79
[movies]coffeehouse_Heavner_Cunningham_125 - Mark Cohen
A discussion of the Maryland Climate Commission's radical, interim recommendations for addressing global warming with Brad Heavner of Environment Maryland and Bill Cunningham of Unions for Jobs and the Environment.
Keywords: climate; warming; economy; cap and trade
Downloads: 56
[movies]coffeehouse_TCH_122_OBB1
Opening billboard for Sept. 2007 show
Keywords: secrecy; labor; climate; dance; poetry; music
Downloads: 118
[movies]coffeehouse_130_obb - Mark Cohen
Billboard of segments on the June 2008 show.
Keywords: Marylad; attorney general; climate; poetry; music; mrsa
Downloads: 314
[movies]coffeehouse_137_OBB - Mark Cohen
A billboard for episode 137: The global recession and how to respond with Dr. Robert Scott of the Economic Policy Institute: The Lily Ledbetter Fair Pay Act impact with Sharyn Tejani of the National Partnership for Women and Families; can coal be made to burn cleanly with Kare Rooth of Greenpeace USA; a Sam Kittner photo essay on the inauguration of President Barack Obama; poetry by Kwame Alexaner and music by ilyAIMY.
Keywords: recession; economy; equal pay; discrimination; coal; climate; inauguration; poetry; music
Downloads: 298
[movies]The Coffee House - September 2006 - Mark Cohen
This month in The Coffee House: The American electoral system is drowning under the weight of big money interests, contends Common Cause president and CEO Chellie Pingree, who offers a short-list agenda to revitalize democracy in America… Speaking of drowning, not only will there be another Katrina, argues author Mike Tidwell in The Ravaging Tide, the next great hurricane could well submerge the Baltimore-DC area… It comes down to, what is a "supervisor"? The rights of some eight million Ame...
Keywords: politics; electoral; reform; climate; Katrina; labor; NLRB; poetry; music; fiddle
Downloads: 93
[movies]The Coffee House - December 2006 - Mark Cohen
Dr. Michael McCracken, chief scientist at the Climate Institute, on science-fiction like, "geo-engineering" fixes for climate change; Ralston Deffenbaugh of the Lutheran Immigration and Refugee Services on American immigration policies and practices; author Susan Shreve discusses her twelfth novel,"A Student of Living Things"; poetry by Brandon Johnson ("periphery"), Sami Miranda ("Victoria, Texas") and Adriane Harjo ("It's Not Pretty, Maria"); and the one-man blues band, Curtis Blues.
Keywords: climate; geo-engineering; immigration; refugees; novel; fiction; poetry; blues
Downloads: 90
[movies]THE COFFEE HOUSE #144 - Mark Cohen
This month on The Coffee House: A POWERFUL NEW FORCE FOR CHANGE IN CONGRESS Elected to Congress in 2008, Rep. Donna Edwards (D-MD) has quickly emerged as a national voice for progressive health care reform and for a closer look at our goals and exit strategy in Afghanistan. A member of the Science and Technology Committee, Rep. Edwards discusses the efficacy of carbon sequestration as a solution for climate change...
Keywords: legislation; health care; Afghanistan; gardening; nuclear power; climate change; poetr; music
Downloads: 797
[movies]THE COFFEE HOUSE #147 - Mark Cohen
WELCOME TO THE COFFEE HOUSE WHERE, IN THE NEXT HOUR⦠MANY OF OUR SCHOOLS ARE FAILING⦠UNIONS ARE FINGERED FOR CODDLING BAD TEACHERS⦠RANDI WEINGARTEN, PRESIDENT OF THE AMERICAN FEDERATION OF TEACHERS, HAS A PLAN⦠THE DRUG WAR IS NO LONGER HEADLINES⦠BUT OVERFLOWING PRISONS TESTIFY THEREâS BEEN NO CEASE FIRE⦠WHAT TO DO? WE CHAT WITH NKECHI TAIFA OF THE OPEN SOCIETY INSTITUTE ⦠A CLIMATE BILL WAS TOUGH GOING IN THE SENATE BEFORE THE GOP VICTORY IN MASSACHUSETTS⦠NOW WHAT ...
Keywords: school reform; teachers; unions; crack; cocaine; disparity; climate; cap and trade; cap and dividend; poetry; roots music; acoustic; traditional
Downloads: 1,366
[movies]The Coffee House - 21st Century Life - Mark Cohen
Climate change whistleblower Rick Piltz explains how the Bush Administration spin apparatus is breaking new boundaries by doctoring science to serve politics.
Keywords: climate; science; Bush
Downloads: 262
[movies]The Coffee House - January 2007 - Mark Cohen
On The Coffee House in January: Vincent Demarco of Maryland Health Care for All! Coalition discusses his group;s support for state legislation doubling the tax on a pack of cigarettes to $2; Montgomery County (MD) Councilman George Leventhal discusses his county's leading efforts to move to renewable energy sources; Jim Grossfeld of the Montgomery County (MD) Commission on Health discusses the role of county government in ensuring worker safety and health; Reuben Jackson reviews "Dark Magus", a ...
Keywords: climate; health; poetry
Downloads: 166
[movies]The Coffee House - 21st Century Life - Mark Cohen
What was just a few years ago an obscure issue of interest to but a handful of scientists and even fewer policy wonks, climate change is now the stuff of daily street conversation. Cindy Schwartz, director of the Maryland League of Conservation Voters, tells Mike Tidwell she’s never seen an environmental issue seize the public imagination as has climate change. She attributes the sudden awareness to the convergence of two events: Al Gore’s movie, An Inconvenient Truth, and the devastation wr...
Keywords: climate; League of Conservation Voters
Downloads: 215
[movies]We Are All Smith Islanders: Global Warming in Maryland, Virginia and DC - Mark Cohen
This 2004 "Monty" award-winning film, "We Are All Smith Islanders," demonstrates how global warming is changing the Chesapeake Bay region, using the waning livelihoods of Smith Island watermen as its main example. The film explores how global warming is affecting agriculture, wildlife, health and tourism throughout the Chesapeake Bay, and how the crisis is expected deepen without immediate action. The film also looks at clean energy solutions that can help slow and possibly stop human-induced gl...
Keywords: climate change; global warming; Chesapeake
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[movies]The Coffee House - May 2007 - Mark Cohen
The Federal Communications Commission is in the throes of its biennial review of ownership patterns of media. Broadcasters are again pressing for further relaxation of rules restricting the number of TV and radio stations an entity can own in a single market, and rules regarding cross-ownership of a TV channel and newspaper in the same market. Mark Lloyd, a senior fellow at the Center for American Progress and an affiliated professor at the Georgetown Institute of Public Policy, is the co-author...
Keywords: broadcasting; media; FCC; prosecutor; environment; climate
Downloads: 292
[movies]The Coffee House - November 2006 - Mark Cohen
On The Coffee House in November 2006: Law professor Michael Pinard on the pitfalls in denying ex-offenders the right to vote; evangelical Dr. Matthew Sleethe on why combating climate change is a Christian duty; Potomac Riverkeeper director Ed Merrifield on the discovery of fish with both male and female sexual characteristics in the Potomac River; poets Thomas Sayers Ellis, Native Son and Judith Harris; and Brazilian music by Du Maracatu.
Keywords: ex-offender; disenfranchisement; evangelical; climate change; endocrine disrupter; Potomac River
Downloads: 131
[movies]The Coffee House (November 2005) - Mark Cohen
Constitutional law expert Jamin Raskin on the Supreme Court nominee Samuel Alito; US PIRG's Navin Nayak on Hurricane Alley and our energy future; veterinarian Victoria Hampshire on Katrina and animal rescue efforts; poet Sibbie O'Sullivan on her new CD of poems; singer-songwirter Lianna and poets Kim Roberts and Naomi Ayala
Keywords: Supreme Court; Alito; Katrina; energy; climate; animals; poetry; music
Downloads: 356
[movies]The Coffee House - January 2007 - Mark Cohen
January 2007 in The Coffee House: BURNING TOBACCO IN THE MARYLAND GENERAL ASSEMBLY It's called the Maryland Health Initiative and it aims to increase the number of residents with health insurance and fund anti-smoking education by doubling the state tax on a pack of cigarettes. Maryland Health Care for All! Coalition director Vincent Demarco argues that the bill will save thousands of lives by deterring smoking among teens and low-income residents, and save the state and taxpayers big dollars in...
Keywords: health care; tobacco; climate change; clean energy; worker health and safety; poetry; music
Downloads: 291
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